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John PETTIGREW c.1755 North Ire d by 1810 Kershaw SC

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Re: John PETTIGREW c.1755 North Ire d by 1810 Kershaw SC

Posted: 23 Oct 2013 10:37AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Pettigrew
I just found the following mention of Jane Pettigrew, claiming she was born in Co. Tyrone, Ireland. I don't know anything further about the family. I included the findagrave record for her, as her headstone gives great info.

http://www.tammymitchell.com/cotyrone/view.php?id=876
Co. Tyrone Gravestone Project

Jane PETTIGREW DONALDSON
Quaker Cemetery Camden, Kershaw Co
Born Tyrone, buried: USA, South Carolina

Jane born 15 Nov 1779 died 3 Jan 1839
Contributed on 2/27/09

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=pe...;
Jane Pettigru Donaldson
Birth: Nov. 15, 1779, Ireland
Death: Jan. 3, 1839
Camden
Kershaw County
South Carolina, USA

Inscriptions from the McKain plot, Quaker cemetery, Camden S.C.
Jane Pettigru Donaldson, Nov. 13, 1779 - Jan 3, 1839. Widow of Robert Donaldson & Micajah Thomas.

To the Memory of Jane Thomas
Widow of Micajah Thomas
And Daughter of John Pettigru
Born in the North of Ireland
Nov. 15th, 1779
Died in Camden Jan 3rd, 1839
Her first husband was
Robert Donaldson
By whom she had Four Daughters [Listed]

Burial:
Quaker Cemetery
Camden
Kershaw County
South Carolina, USA




I know of only two Pettigrew families in Co. Tyrone from this time period. The Pettigrews of Crilly House are well-documented, and much can be found online about them. I don't think Jane's father John could be counted among that family.

The second is William Pettigrew, b. abt 1787 who married Margaret Aiken. This William emigrated to America pre-1850 and settled in Millburn, Essex Co., NJ. Irish records show he was from Aghaloo Parish, Co. Tyrone. Who his parents were is yet unknown.

There could be other Pettigrew lines from the 1700s in Co. Tyrone, but I have not discovered them yet.
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PJ Achramowicz 1 Jul 2003 10:31PM GMT 
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